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Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Ornaments from a "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. These were combined with the "folders" (cards) and paper lace to create personalized Valentine's Day c...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a woman archer taking aim at the recipient. A heart-shaped target is behind her. She is wearing a glove and wrist guard. Her skir...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card featuring a puppy whose head is on a metal eyelet and paper spring so his head will spin all the way around. The text "You've complete...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a flower and large leaf. A verse is printed on the leaf. It reads "Vainly shall we list for voices, made by absence doubly dear,...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Valentine created using a "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. The "folder" (card) has a house in the country surrounded by flowers. Over that paper lace is...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card featuring a boy riding a bucking donkey. His cap is flying off of his head. A heart lays on the ground with the text "Valentine Greeti...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Valentine created using a "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. The "folder" (card) has a boy in military uniform holding a rifle. He is kissing a girl on th...

Date: 1903 

Description: Valentine's Day card with a bear standing in the center. He has his paws folded over his tummy. On his right is a jar of honey and on his left is a honeyco...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card. A girl is taking a bath in a wooden tub full of bubbles with a towel held in front of her. A large heart is in the background...

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Valentine's Day

Date: 1978-02-12 

Description: "With the approach of Valentine's Day, the camera looks through the decorated windows of the Bob Bernhard home. Brenda watches her brother, Scott, playing...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a old-fashioned telephone inside a frame made of a blue ribbon, decorated with hearts and flowers. A cherub holds the receiver. A...

Date: 1927-02-12 

Description: Valentine's Day card of a girl in a pink polka dot dress with a white and yellow apron. She is bending forward and holds an actual stick of Black Jack Chew...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with young girl holding a doll. She and her doll are both wearing a dress. The girl has her hair in a snood. A verse appears below, "S...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with the theme of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. On a pink background, the serpent with an apple in his mouth appears in a tree f...

Date: 1925 

Description: Page from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with two views of a play performed for Valentine's Day. One side shows a person dressed in jester's attir...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day postcard with two women peering out of the doorway of a building looking at two Cupids with a donkey that is refusing to move. One woman is...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with three layers. The bottom layer is the folded card with an ornate embossed design in blue and metallic gold. In the center is a cu...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card in the shape of a heart, with a woman in a long pink dress seated in a meadow as the central image. She is holding a heart and flowers...

Date: 1941-02-12 

Description: Valentine floral display window at University Floral Company, 747 University Avenue. Owned by Dea McVicar and his son Angus McVicar.

Date: 1927-02-11 

Description: Valentine's Day card in the shape of a heart with a red background and a white heart border design around the edges. In the center is a drawing of a man ho...

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